Valley National Bancorp Announces the Receipt of Required Regulatory Approvals for the Acquisition of the Westchester Bank Holding Corporation
NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Valley National Bancorp (NASDAQ:VLY), the holding company for Valley National Bank, (“Valley”) announced that regulatory approvals for
the previously announced acquisition of The Westchester Bank Holding Corporation (“Westchester”), and its banking subsidiary The Westchester Bank has been received from the Office of the
Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the New York State Department of Financial Services. No further regulatory approvals are required to complete
the acquisition and merger of Westchester into Valley. Westchester stockholders had previously approved the merger on October 5, 2021.
The acquisition is anticipated to close on December 1, 2021, pending the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. Upon closing, Valley will provide Westchester customers with comprehensive information relating to the anticipated conversion of their accounts.
As the principal subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp, Valley National Bank is a regional bank with approximately $41 billion in assets as of June 30, 2021. Valley is committed to giving people and businesses the power to succeed. Valley operates many convenient branch locations across New Jersey, New York, Florida and Alabama, and is committed to providing the most convenient service, the latest innovations and an experienced and knowledgeable team dedicated to meeting customer needs. Helping communities grow and prosper is the heart of Valley’s corporate citizenship philosophy. To learn more about Valley, go to www.valley.com or call our Customer Care Center at 800-522-4100.
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